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Oct 29, 2012 9:00pm CDT
falls in chicago and the wind picks up so do the waves our city by the lake are feeling the effects of hurricane sandy on the lake. >> stay off the lake folks. >> they're hoping that it will stay open through the events but navy pier is taking precautions. this isn't news to them, they are well versed on what the plan is, they know. earlier today this bike path drew people to the waters' edge of the magnificent waves were something they had to see for themselves this runner says that to charging into the wind was like running in place. i saw on the news this morning they said it was a little rough. later tonight wind is something to contend with but nothing compared to the chaos sandy is creating along the coast. be smart, be sensible and go get them. >> their router without braves they rode the waves today despite city warnings to use safety and common sense. >> we don't want to endanger and the first responders that would have to go after for a search and rescue. 500 flights canceled at o'hare today. anyone looking for the latest information should check with their airlines' web site
CW
Oct 18, 2012 9:00pm CDT
implications, the plan that will have police responding to all lot fewer 911 calls and the city hall says it's a good thing. >> we are live at the 911 center with that story. this story began some months ago with a big surge in overtime, a major sign of inefficiency the department says that it's taking care of now. >> my daughter doesn't want to school that type of stuff. >> police said you wouldn't believe the kind of calls that they send armed uniformed officers racing to as a matter of policy. superintendent gary mccarthy let this cat out of the back during council hearings last spring asking about an outdated policy that has police responding to 70 percent of 911 calls, is that more than double a big city average.a stacked morea big city average.stat more than double the big city average. so what this does is to fold, first of its budget friendly, in fact it was in council hearings today on the new city budget but the latest details emerged overtime at the 911 center swelled after a spike in emergency calls which is where it became clear to the city that something had to be done this
CW
Oct 6, 2012 9:00pm CDT
- runners often finish with some of their the bank of america thousands of volunteers and city workers. "i think this is the best we've been prepared in the history of the event, we have 13k.. this weekend and race day" with all age groups and skill levels well represented, a full medical staff will be ready to respond immediately if someone goes down. "we have a record number of volunteers... il medical response team.. true great effort by the city of chicago" among the 45,000 participants tomorrow - 13 members of the achilles freedom team of wounded vets - most of whom lost limbs while fighting in iraq or afghanistan. as part of their rehabilitation, they meet up in cities around the country to compete. "we're all injured around the same time... overcome obstacles together... that's.. push each other along" this afternoon, they were treated to a vip reception at the willis tower sky deck along with many of their friends and family members. team members say they are excited to continue their tradition. "it's really big to me to continue the tradition paving.. we're happy to be
CW
Oct 17, 2012 9:00pm CDT
more and more restaurants across the city. the deadlines could be changing for buying chicago city vehicles stickers, the city clerk wants to stagger deadlines throughout the year right now clark says staggered deadlines will be easier financially for families with more than one car she says it will also cut down on long lines and overtime for employees. we have some pretty good rain coming across the area right now this will lead up by morning and redevelop in the form of scattered showers as we spend the next three days influenced by this man its autumn storm system you can see. the heaviest rains right over us now this part of a line of storms to run across st. louis. we hear some other rain totals from downers grove, half an inch to as much as 95 hundredths of an inch. this is a big upper air lowe really unseasonably strong. it is a perfect environment to spin up for some cold air funnels and waterspouts on the lakes. look what temperatures dubai morning down in the 40's. then dropping into the low 40's and mid-40s monday night. perhaps near 50 in spots the waterspout threat ap
CW
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm CDT
coming into the back side of the city. tuesday night's last week around 8:00 p.m. five men armed with handguns and a crowd at lincoln park store they were heavily hooded and it was a very warm night so i was immediately suspicious and before i even had time to react they were both at the customer service department one of them brandished a firearms and ask me to open the door. one of the robbers had a gun pointed at him the whole time and he said the steve spread out and they worked quickly they were only there for two-three minutes. there was another one on the floor grabbing cards of cigarettes and bottles of liquor. two of the thieves robbed the cash register up front and another one from the customer service area. the store is one of eight businesses that have been robbed in recent weeks throughout the north side between the hours of 6 and 11:00 p.m. security cameras captured images of the suspects they worked in groups of two-five robbing stores and in some cases employees taking cellphone. >> do what they want, we have to consider the safety of thisour customer base. businesses
CW
Oct 23, 2012 9:00pm CDT
intoxicated the bartender is suing him into the city claiming that he and fellow cops try to cover up and down play the assault his attorney said that being in court is difficult. it's difficult for him to see her and i think it's difficult for him to see the video and although the video is constantly shown as anthony as an animal that committed this act he is a human being i think he made a huge mistake obviously he is no longer a police officer and was fired after being convicted of aggravated battery he also testified today that he can't remember the calls he made to friends or other officers the trial is expected to last two- three weeks cameras in the court room we have never seen it in illinois before broadcasting a trial live. they are making that possible last january. prosecutors alleging that the 21 year-old the demetrias jones was killed after a fist fight turned deadly. that's what the defendant did that afternoon aldi telling the hot august day last year when sanders lost his life his mother a sixth witness broken down. they told me he was dead. >> they paint him as a
CW
Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm CDT
one of the more unusual situations that the city of aurora has ever had to deal with almost 400 birds dead and alive or removed from home the cleanup is far from over. contractors hired by the city of aurora worked for seven hours today catching the birds and putting them into cages. by 2:00 p.m. they had rescued about 150 birds and by 5:00 p.m., all 325 birds were out workers say there were about 60 dead birds inside the home. this is a grave situation to find ourselves in the owner of the home david was here at the start today but then chose to leave well workers removed his birds the first and second floors were cleared first the biggest challenge was the lowest level of a home you mentioned that the basin was the most difficult area, why was that? >> just because it's an unfinished basements, it's open. the birds were in the holes in dry walls. a spokesperson says that she is optimistic they will be able to find homes for many of the birds. they look remarkably well, i just came from the shelter in villa park, we currently have approximately 60 birds there that have been based, fe
CW
Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm CDT
smart has been thrust into the limelight since she survived a kidnapping from her salt lake city home nearly ted years ago smart made her first trip to the chicago area now using her unintended fame to become a child protection advocate elisabeth smart will never forget what happened to her in june of 2002 but the soft-spoken young woman who recently got married carrey hope in her heart she is trying to bring that message to others like her while trying to help children stay safe. elisabeth smart wasn't going to let her kidnappers have power over her in the 10 years since that life changing event smart decided to use what she learned no matter how painful to help others. but she was taken by her home by a man and his wife held hostage for nine months and raped repeatedly. >> everybody thinks a different challenge is in their lives and we are our own mount everest and sometimes we just all feel like we have the strength to go on so part of where i speak is to encourage the people to continue moving forward. elisabeth smart was the keynote speaker at the healthy women's expo in lin
CW
Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm CDT
the city at least in his words back on track. mayor emanuel says he will not taxed shoppers homeowners or driver in order to pay for the state pension problems he is turning to springfield for relief and so far he has received a non and until he does he makes it clear he doesn't want the people of chicago to choose between pension payments or public health or public safety, something has to change. >> our goal is reform where we can, caught where we must invest where it matters. >>cut where we must and invest where it matters. >> the damage is $1.2 billion in underfunded pensions, a number that will come to fruition if nothing changes and it will happen in a matter of four years. what we really need most is our representatives in springfield to step up, take their share of responsibility and not miss this critical opportunity once again. it's gotten worse over time by the city council not making it a priority for the last several years. chicago is facing a 25% increase in homicides compared to this same time last year. some say our streets need more human power and we need i
CW
Oct 19, 2012 9:00pm CDT
meet up at 915 tomorrow morning at the parking lot in the city, they are going to conduct a ground search focusing on the forest preserves near her home. a house in aurora declared on fit for humans after piles of garbage in hundreds of birds alive and dead are found inside. good evening the owner of the home has not been identified because so far no criminal charges have been filed at this point he is looking at several code violations in the city of aurora there is a serious mess inside and they will not be able to clean up until tuesday next week. after obtaining a search warrant, a hazmat team entered the home around 1015 this morning or police and fire personnel were also on the scene finding hundreds of birds inside, dead and alive. the floors and walls were covered with bird droppings and garbage. the home was actually so full of junk and trash that it actually impedes any efforts to effectively remove the birds so it's a very challenging situation and there air samples had to be taken from inside the home to determine what kind of protection the cleanup crews will need befo
CW
Sep 30, 2012 9:00pm CDT
. one of the city's biggest buyers in years destroyed a warehouse >> 82 fire trucks swarmed the warehouse... after a massive fire broke out after 130 sunday morning >> the blaze quickly escalated. it prompted a hazardous material response. >> she cannot believe what she was seeing >> it started in the neighboring building... and then spread to the warehouse. all three buildings burned for more than eight hours >> no firefighters were injured . they said the structure will lead to come down need to come down. >> crews will remain on the scene to monitor. city officials say the building will lead to be demolished >> an argument on the south side ended in a shooting leaving one man dead and another injured. this weekend's violence brought chicagos murder rate to a new high >> more than 400 homicides in chicago so far. >> locked in a grief-filled embrace.. detectives comb for clues workers wash blood from the sidewalk. this scene, playing out today in bridgeport.. is a familiar one. more than 400 homicides in chicago in 2012... with still 3 months to go. all of a sudden, before you
CW
Oct 24, 2012 9:00pm CDT
court order allows the city to collect friday if they're not removed. i think the thing with me is that i am so sorry when i have done to my neighbors because it's been a circus and this is a good neighborhood they're good people a remorseful apologizing to his neighbors admitting that his true two-story town home has been taken over by birds and is now becoming a public nuisance. >> i'm no longer going to be a quarter and i just want to do what's right. he volunteers with the greater chicago caged bird club delivering cages to his home at 247 shady brook lane the 57 year-old computer repairman says he is concerned about the swelling city of zero aurora price tag for removing the estimated 300 birds not to mention the cleanup. can you imagine what the bill is going to be to clean up the house? it's probably going to be more than the house is worth. >> its security breach at 63 barnes and noble stores around the country including in chicago device's use swipe through europe debit or credit cards in the store have been tampered with their called penn pads and have been breached in each of
CW
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm CDT
at those plants. i talked about making the chicago river the next recreational frontier of this city. >> there are portions of the chicago river wall that have already been built out but there are also vast stretches of the river that are vacant or without a sidewalk. residents who live along the river are pleased to hear about the revitalization. it's very exciting and i would welcome it. >> for me would be really nice to be able to get off of main street with the noise and cars. the plans for a continuous walkway include a spacious domes that artists conceptualize as being family friendly for boats restaurants and businesses. with the marina area city as a draw voters into kayakers will be able to enjoy a special area designated as a cold but over all future plans call for the length of the river area from like michigan to lake st. to become a bustling public activity fall along the river. smiling faces and joined the columbus day parade in chicago today politicians were on parade as well as italian american pride spectators say the crowd was a bit smaller this year possibly becaus
CW
Oct 13, 2012 9:30pm CDT
goal to reduce the violence and strengthen city neighborhoods. the community activist group care is also part of the effort. their goal is to provide safe environments for school children and encourage education >> we need to provide safe neighborhoods >> the plan includes setting up after-school programs in high risk neighborhoods... providing mentoring and educational support. also creating three new centers to help high-school dropouts to return to school >> at that meeting today shortly after the mayor took the podium and incident disrupted his speech and stopped the news conference. county board commissioner who was standing among a group of people near the front of the room collapsed. people rushed to a side paramedics also came to his aid. no word on what caused his fault but he is said to be doing fine >> sometime later this evening or during the early morning hours of the space shuttle endeavor will arrive at its final resting place after a very slow journey on the streets of l.a.. the spacecraft has been going along at 2 mi. per hour after traveling in space at 17,000 mi.
CW
Oct 28, 2012 9:00pm CDT
praise going." leaders with love, faith and praise church are meeting with the city and the insurance company tomorrow to discuss where they go from here.. but they do plan to rebuild. in the meantime an account has been set up at chase bank in the church's name for anyone who wishes to contribute. reporting in englewood amy rutledge wgn news. illinois lottery drawing is next... tonight on instant replay... bears get bailed out... a win that packers offense not great either... those stories and others tonight at 9:40 pick 3... 2 7 3 pick 4... 0 1 1 3 lucky day lotto... 1 30 15 24 16 break how do you put an unforgettable day into a fabric softener? turn downy simple pleasures into downy infusions. new layers of fresh scent create an experience so fresh it's unforgettable. you'll remember the days you wear it. downy infusions. here's my morning routine. wardrobe. cute. then new activia breakfast blend. mmm... a great way to help start the day. and it helps regulate your digestive system. new activia breakfast blend. i want to be a pediatrician. i was hoping to become a chef so
CW
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm CDT
-4589. >> shake-up involving the city's ethics board mayor romijn emanuel dumped all seven members saying that a change is needed to prevent political corruption, they are supposed to root out corruption among city officeholders including aldermen. it's always good to bring in fresh blood, i think that the mayor is totally within his rights to appoint some new people. >> if you keep your nose clean hands you keep the interest of the taxpayers for stand for most he should have nothing to fear if you are in the city council you have nothing to fear at of a stronger ethics board. they have been around for 25 years the city council will vote on the new nominees at their next meeting on october 31st the wife of the ailing congressman jesse jackson jr. repeated what she said in the last several weeks she is unsure when he will return to work she says it is up to his doctors. >> he is on the ballot he will stay on the ballot and i look for to him coming back to work after the election, no last- minute switches. >> congressman jackson hasn't been seen in public since being treated for bipo
CW
Oct 30, 2012 9:00pm CDT
to the country. northwest indiana showers will continue maybe ice pellets in the city. 25-38 windy and chile in the afternoon a high of 48 tomorrow. beautiful on thursday, mostly sunny not quite as cool, 53 and back to the '50s on friday. getting a little tamer. thank goodness. still ahead we firsthand learn just how powerful sandy has been. how do you put an unforgettable day into a fabric softener? turn downy simple pleasures into downy infusions. te an expepepeo o o o o ea ririri sgettable.. you'll remember the days you wear it. downy infusions. [ female announcer ] he could be your soul mate. but first you've got to get him to say hello. new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products and whiten your teeth in just 2 days. new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. she stepped away from the profession for 20 years that was called back to her old classroom at st. paul lutheran school in munster indiana but the time away didn't stop her passion, and her fifth grade students say that she is their favorite teacher. kim small is just out
CW
Oct 27, 2012 9:00pm CDT
developing into a potentially historic storm >> the storm is expected to cause widespread damage to rob the northeast >> sandy slowly moves up the east coast. by saturday several states declared states of emergency. mandatory evacuation's of four atlantic city casinos by 4:00 p.m. sunday. >> we have to be prepared for the worst. this storm is forecasted to be slow moving >> it could turn into a super storm. heavy flooding... fierce winds... power outages... damages expected in the billions... >> you are stuck >> sandbagging... in anticipation... >> we want to make sure we are prepared >> other residents are stocking up on generators, flashlights... >> both presidential candidates have had to change campaign stops on the east coast >> chicagoans are already feeling the effects of hurricane sandy >> things aren't bad right now... many passengers had to make last-minute adjustments to their travel plans >> airlines are preparing for serious cancellations. >> many changed their flights >> i was supposed to come home tomorrow... >> she flew in from washington d.c. this afternoon >> they are
CW
Oct 14, 2012 9:00pm CDT
... a very significant shift... in february it was 59% 39%... >> in 2010 we did a city only survey... 47 percent favored. there might be a belief that the economy is starting to improve ... it might not be selling well >> the wall street journal is reporting a new federal investigation of congressman jesse jackson jr. focuses on home furnishings. the report says feds r. began to whether he used campaign cash to pay for things at his house. >> 5 term u.s. senator of pennsylvania passed away this morning at the age of 82. he represented his state for 30 years. a moderate republican since 1965 he switched to the democratic party in 2009. he served as assistant counsel for the warren commission investigating the assassination of john f. kennedy. he had been battling cancer since the 1990's >> a record setting, and breath taking accomplishment. next, a skydive that started 24 miles above the surface of the earth. and a fall tradition in chicago. the ron santo walk to cure diabetes. and this year there were some familiar faces in the crowd. break [ female announcer ] with swiffer dusters
CW
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm CDT
. plus a plan to turn the city's underperforming schools into charter schools. and a fabulous all day but tom skilling says it's about to get chile. every year we pick a new city to explore. but thanks to hotwire, this year we got to take an extra trip. because they get us ridiculously low prices on really nice hotels and car rentals. so we hit boston in the spring-- even caught a game. and with the money we saved, we took a trip to san francisco. you see, hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so, where to next? how about there? ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ ♪ hotwire.com ♪ hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! follow jimmy on downy.com for free samples chicago's top cops and community leaders all tackling the city's gun violence problem. people were asked to leave the twitter hash tag up what it chicago. 300,000 chimed in with suggestions. give it to whoever you want sell it to whoever you want a
CW
Oct 15, 2012 9:00pm CDT
analysis at 9. this city battles with a 75 year parking meter contract that leaves the city woefully short mayor emanuel is looking for a creative way out. live with of the latest move being made. the latest moves being made. >> mayor ron emanuelemanuel once and audits of these, he wants to make sure the revenue collection matches the number of meters around the city $50 million. the mayor inherited a 75 year 1.1 $5 billion lead for the chicago parking meters that the city council okayed in 2008 under mayor daley. the mayor says he does have the power to look at the dollars and cents. it has always existed in the contract and it has never been exercised. they keep sending bills assuming that i will do the same old same old but i'm not i will not pay them until i get a complete audit of the books and understand what their expectations are into the premises behind that. some seem to think the more scrutiny, the better. why do we have to pay for it? i don't think it's right. >> the idea of having 75 year deals is pretty absurd so i think it's a good idea to look into it and see if there
CW
Oct 21, 2012 9:00pm CDT
client for the first time sunday... including what police found inside the calumet city home where clark and chiodo lived. according to court records investigators discovered blood throughout the home. outside they found garbage cans filled with a blood stained rug and bath mat, a womans skirt, broken furniture and a plastic shower curtain covered in blood. evidence they used to charge clark with chiodos murder, even though the 41 year olds body hasnt been found. chiodo disappeared last weekend, and while clark told *investigators he hadnt seen her since a fight last sunday, he allegedly told his brother on the phone after his arrest that he woke up in bed to find chiodo in his arms covered in blood and he tried to give her mouth to mouth. the court records also say he discussed telling the police where the body was located as long as he could 'get a deal'. if anyone can do anything to have him tell us where he put her. we just want to get her back here. her family needs to have closure. we need to have closure. chiodos family members, who came to court sunday, didnt talk on camera
CW
Oct 20, 2012 9:00pm CDT
locked. eviction notice posted on the front door. peter is owned by inner-city entertainment also owns the theater on the west side. weeks ago before halloween the goodman theater hosted its first costume sale. the 5 years. it's the last time will see these costumes that we put blood sweat and tears into building its fun to see them go to good homes. some of those turn-of- the-century costumes cost $5,000 to make. participants gathered at o'hare airport today to experience a one-of-a-kind opportunity. the hosting a 5 k run. the chance to see united airlines plane up close their ran and walked around the runway. organizers opened up community day food and entertainment was provided and families got a chance to take pictures in front of a large airplane. the warmups' starts tomorrow. 11 degrees above what we saw today in chicago when the high-temperature made it up to 59 degrees. chicago is that 48 degrees plenty of warm air residing up the central and northern plains will that in fact make its way into chicago cloudiness will be on the increase late tomorrow that will be the precursor r
CW
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm CDT
will have highlights next. and the scent of a city trapped in a bottle, and you send that celebrates chicago. every year we pick a new city to explore. but thanks to hotwire, this year we got to take an extra trip. because they get us ridiculously low prices on really nice hotels and car rentals. so we hit boston in the spring-- even caught a game. and with the money we saved, we took a trip to san francisco. you see, hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so, where to next? how about there? ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ ♪ hotwire.com ♪ it's really hard to look fierce when your clothes don't match so i switched to tide total care to keep all my colors looking great. and by all her colors she means... black. my wife's a ninja. i'm not a ninja. i'm a ninja. that's my tide for keeping blacks black. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds he
CW
Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm CDT
spanning several city blocks from 105th- 108 street and from stoney island to the railyards. those two football fields are filled with marijuana plants ready for harvest we are told to chicago cops literally stumbled upon this discovery earlier today tonight police are on the scene protecting their prime other technicians are photographed in the area videotaping what they can and inventorying all of the mayor won on the promises which by early estimates looks like 1000 plus plants. we found it, some of the plants are 10 ft. tall. these pictures show you exactly what chicago police found today two football fields filled with marijuana so plentiful. they are pretty big as big as christmas trees. it police chopper heading back to base the eyeball to this field and called it in cops by foot and on-air discovered this 1000 plus healthy potted plants growing in chicago a rare sight indeed that can only be seen from the air. very secluded, very difficult to see it again from anywhere but the air you cannot smell it from here but the smell is very intense once you are inside. the video from ab
CW
Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm CDT
... >> they're amazing. an inspiration >> nearly a quarter billion dollars flows into the city's economy from this marathon weekend >> it is a city that is inviting... >> record-breaking... he won the race... a first for his country in chicago... >> it was really great to see the fans... hundreds of people volunteering... >> my friends ran strong... they beat their personal record >> cooler temps appreciated >> wind a little issue... >> cool run... >> the temperatures did help limit medical emergencies this year. however one runner suffered cardiac arrest near the end of the racier needed immediate care >>e and needed immediate care >> cpr was started... the individual was shot twicecked twice... >> nine other runners were taken to local hospitals for less severe medical problems. race officials say overall there were fewer medical problems at the than in years past. but they were prepared with more than 1300 medical volunteers on the course. the marathon director says it they will mail medals to about 1300 runners who finished the course seven hours after it started >> a trip to florida
CW
Oct 12, 2012 9:00pm CDT
city's history. we talked as recently this morning i said you have a lot to be proud of over the last 17 months and you can hold your head up high i could be no more aligned to the vision of this marriage and this board of education than i have been in any other port of my career as ceo of the chicago public schools my focus every single day will be on our children nothing more. her background has been in producing a very good collaborative relationships with other unions so to me that's a signal from city hall. after a short to but angry seven school day teachers' strike the chicago teachers union is also ready to bow of a different way maybe now to one of a better relationship with city hall? >> i hope so because it can't get any worse. observers acknowledge this situation that's been billed to us with time. it was the mayor's call into that was the end of it. the teachers' strike in evergreen park is over students will return to the class room monday teachers and school leaders finalized their contract early tonight bringing to an end the nearly two weeks strike of more than 200 em
CW
Oct 22, 2012 9:00pm CDT
. charles woods didn't do anything out of the ordinary on this play except for breaking his collarbone. he stated for one more play his next action is probably six weeks away, that is a tough break. world preseason continues tonight when of city comes. there is still a lot to figure out. one thing that he doesn't have to think about is tosh gibson who has been the best player. he is crucial to the bull's success even the new guys can see that. >> >> also today charles barkley in town for espn launch of the legends. he is a legend. today sir charles waited on the bulls' chances without a healthy derrick rose. >> they have to look at the big picture, first of all they will not be a championship contender this year they have a terrific coach, they played great defense they have great energy, but that will not be better than lebraun james . you have to start building for his future. national league championship series winner to the world series and it looks like that is going to be the san francisco giants they scored seven in the first three innings against the cardinals. a quick gulf note, i
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